GTS 2015

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Anyone who has come to the Dice Tower News website over the last two weeks has seen a myriad of articles talking about product releases and the future product lines from some of our favorite game publishers.  GAMA the Game Manufacturers Association has released their post GAMA Trade Show recap.  This years show has exhibited the healthy growth of the game industry.

“The GAMA Trade show would not be possible without the support of our show sponsors, exhibitors, GAMA Board, volunteers, and of course, our retail attendees, We are committed to providing great learning and business opportunities for all of our members.” John Ward, Executive Director of GAMA.

While fewer stores were able to attend this year there was an 8% increase in total attendance over last year.  They have identified that the demand for the presentation programs have been met with much success and are anticipated to grow even more.  In addition to those successes they have added 18 exhibitor booths.  While our industry has seen some consolidation over the last year that is quite common in any healthy industry and is what opens up the opportunities for upstarts to find inroads for the gaps between the big players.

They have announced their 2015 GAMA Power Retailers

  • Outstanding Organized Play Program
    Fan Boy Three (Manchester, UK)
  • Outstanding Marketing
    The Game Closet (Waco, TX)
  • Outstanding Store Design
    Kirwin’s Game Store (Catskill, NY)
  • Outstanding Store
    The Game Closet (Waco, TX)

GAMA is thrilled to announce that they will be returning to Bally’s next March 14-18